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Working with clients globally, regionally and locally to protect their patent, trademark and copyright portfolios.


We are a boutique law firm. Unlike working with our large firm counterparts, with Ference & Associates, you have direct access to senior lawyers and professionals who know the ins and outs of your IP portfolio and can address all of your important questions and concerns.



We approach every client and every matter from a team perspective. Each member of your Ference team is deeply involved with the details of your intellectual property matters, ensuring a consistent, high-quality experience for you throughout every important step in the process.



Our size allows us to be nimble and efficient, ensuring that we provide the highest level of service and deep technical expertise at an extraordinary value. We love going the extra mile for clients and providing the most return for your intellectual property investment.



When all is said and done, we outperform our competitors on key metrics critical to your success and deliver the results that matter most to you – whether it is securing your patents, protecting your brand or winning your disputes.


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Who We Are

From our offices in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Ference & Associates provides comprehensive services in all areas of intellectual property law, including patent application, patent prosecution, post-grant proceedings, patent infringement litigation, trademark application, trademark litigation, and copyright protection.

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Our Experience

Ference & Associates handles intellectual property matters across multiple sectors, including computer hardware/software, life sciences, chemical, electrical/electronics and mechanical/electromechanical. Our attorneys and agents are trained in the areas of science and engineering and all have technical degrees. We have prepared and prosecuted patents, trademarks and copyrights across of broad array of technical areas.
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Meet Our Team

Our lawyers, intellectual property professionals and support staff provide world-class service at a tremendous value to our clients. Our clients have direct access to our experienced professionals who pride themselves on their responsiveness. Working from our Pennsylvania offices in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, we are here to serve all of your intellectual property needs.
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